Forbes magazine created a Misery Measure so it could study the city's largest 150 metropolitan areas and come up with America's most miserable cities:
But aren't there other things that cause Americans misery? Of course. So we decided to expand on the Misery Index and the Misery Score to create our very own Forbes Misery Measure. We're sticking with unemployment and personal tax rates, but we are adding four more factors that can make people miserable: commute times, weather, crime and that toxic waste dump in your backyard.
The most misearable city in America? No big surprise -- Detroit.